Splitting Of Trunk Of Japanese Maple - Knowledgebase Question

Kalamazoo, MI
Question by sdattasand
February 1, 2001
My japanese maple has begin to split apart from the main trunk due to heavy snow. Can I save it by wrapping the trunk?


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Answer from NGA
February 1, 2001

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No, once the tissue is torn it can't be "repaired." Unfortunately, you may need to prune off the split branch.

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